Manchester, NH (June 25, 2013) – Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Infrastructure as a Service, today announced the hiring of Chris Griffiths, formerly Comcast’s Director of High-Speed Internet and New Business Engineering, as VP of Engineering to lead innovation for Dyn’s products and services.
In his new role, Chris will investigate potential technology offerings for clients and Internet users worldwide that will help Dyn meet the demands of tomorrow, while also improving the Internet as a whole.
“We have always been committed to engineering excellence,” said Jeremy Hitchcock, Dyn CEO. “Hiring someone like Chris, who has such a great vision for the future of the Internet, ensures that Dyn will always be looking forward and will never settle. Innovation is crucial for every technology company and we’re very excited to let Chris get to work.”
Prior to joining Dyn, Chris was the Director of High-Speed Internet and New Business Engineering at Comcast. In this role. he managed the core engineering and architecture for residential and commercial high speed Internet services. He also had management responsibility for the deployment of DNSSEC and IPv6 across all of Comcast’s network, which was recognized as being the first ISP to deploy these critical Internet infrastructure changes in the United States.
In addition to his work at Comcast, Chris has long been active in the Internet community, serving as a member of the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC), the current Chair of the IETF Trust, an active IETF document author and reviewer, and a member in the NANOG community.
“I am very happy to have joined a company like Dyn that has such a fantastic team and great products and services,” said Griffiths. “I am looking forward to bringing my knowledge and industry experience to help Dyn continue to be a leader in IaaS, and help drive innovation within the company and across the Internet.”
Incorporated in 2001, Dyn is the worldwide Internet Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) leader, powering Managed DNS, Traffic Management, Email Delivery & Email Reporting for more than four million enterprise, small business and personal users. With nearly 20 data centers around the world and industry-leading uptime for over 10 years, Dyn’s commitment to customer relationships and engineering excellence shines every day. Uptime is the Bottom Line.
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